Whistling Hammer Strike
Continuous Chop & Kick
Double Tiger Claw
Thanks for watching this installment of Kung Fu In A Minute. Every week, we select a traditional set of techniques and movements from the Tiger Claw Kung Fu System taught to me by my teacher Grandmaster Tak Wah Eng, and break it down into its step by step functional usage. To see the in-depth class with full instruction, please check out our PATREON, UDEMY and VIMEO ON DEMAND channels. Your support makes it possible for us to create these videos.
The "Fierce Tiger Emerges from the Cave" is a continual theme that runs through the mind of the Tiger Claw Kung Fu arsenal. It is not just a particular technique, as some may think, but also, if not more so, an overall mindset. Simple, direct and straightforward, the attacking speed and overall power of the Tiger is what we use in this week's set of techniques to overpower and defeat the opponent. We see the nature of the Tiger personified in all the techniques. All aspects of the body of the practitioner are being articulated to perform every action, fist, foot, finger, and body angles. Every tool in the arsenal of the practitioner is being utilized to its fullest, but the most important ingredient can be traced back to the name of the set that we are using this week: the ferocity of the tiger, which directly implies the mindset wherein which and how all the techniques are being applied. This ferocity, this overriding, indispensable attitude, is what galvanizes and sharpens the attack of the Tiger to overwhelm and ultimately neutralize and overpower. As a tidal wave overruns and washes away everything in its path, so does the ferocity of the Tiger when it is roused and emerges from its den, laying waste to all.